Portrait of A. P. Levshina.
1775. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Levshina, Alexandra Petrovna
(1757-1782), daughter of Premier Major Peter Ivanovich Levshin and Tatyana Ivanovna, née Princess Koltsova-Masalskaya. She studied in the Smolny Institute between 1764 and 1776, graduating with a major gold medal. In 1778, she was appointed maid of honor to Catherine II
. In 1780, she married Prince P.A. Tcherkassky, Captain of the Izmailovky regiment. She died in Moscow and was buried in the Donskoy Monastery